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MDS Coordinator-LPN

Franklin, Virginia

At Bon Secours our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours our nurses mean the world to us.

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“The employees make you feel like you are a family. You will gain a lot of experience working there from seeing the different variety of people you will care for. They offer tuition reimbursement for employees who are going to school as long as the classes are work related.”

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  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
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  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

MDS Coordinator-LPN

Requisition LPN0091423 Market Franklin, VA Department Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to conduct and coordinate and complete MDS and care plans for residents in accordance with the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility.

Position Qualifications

Education:     Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college                          or university.

Licensure:      State of Virginia LPN license.

Experience:   Must have, as a minimum, 2 years experience in rehabilitative and restorative                         nursing practices. Prior experience in preparing MDS’s is preferred.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. 
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long‑term care. 
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non‑professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices. 
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Duties and Responsibilities

A represented summary of tasks to be performed by the incumbent is provided below.  The incumbent may be asked to perform job-related duties/tasks other than those specifically stated in this description.  The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the mission, values and operating principles of Bon Secours, and in line with the organization’s Code of Conduct:

Primary Duties:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information. 
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team in filling out the MDS and preparing the case plans for all residents accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Acts as a Resource to other staff regarding the MDS/PPS/CP process.
  • Schedules the MDS and care plans for all residents.
  • Ensures resident and family involvement in the development of the plan of care if able.
  • Ensures the appropriate flow of information to the Unit Managers as well the Director of Nursing.
  • Reviews the MDS/CAA’s/CPs for accuracy and bring concerns to the interdisciplinary team members or Director of Nursing.
  • Communicates with other nursing staff regarding questions that arise from completing the MDS/CP.
  • Reports important findings and trends to the Director of Nursing as needed.
  • Ensures that case plans are kept up to date.
  • Attend meetings as required to ensure good communication between departments.
  • Ensure that all residents are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity, and respect.  
  • Ensure that resident interviews are conducted in private. 
  • Ensure that all members of the assessment team and the interdisciplinary care planning/medical and nursing team are knowledgeable of the residents' responsibilities and rights including the right to refuse treatment.
  • Ensure that nursing staff personnel honor the resident's refusal of treatment request.  
  • Ensure that refusal of treatment requests are in accordance with the facility's policies governing advance directives. 
  • Ensure that the facility's policies and procedures governing advance directives are reviewed with the resident and/or representative. 
  • Report and investigate all allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property. 
  • Review any complaints or grievances made by residents regarding the resident assessment or care plan. 
  • Ensure that a written record is made of any resident's complaints or grievances with a full accounting of any actions taken and the current status of the complaint.

Standard Competencies

All Employees contribute to the mission of Bon Secours not only in the results achieved, but also in the manner in which those results are accomplished.  Successful employees respond to their own personal “call” and embody the values of Bon Secours and the Catholic healthcare ministry when addressing operational realities to produce strategic results.  It is important to stress the importance of continued formation of Vocation and Values while also placing accountability around the following competencies identified as critical for the success of the incumbent within this position:

  • Vocation
    • Integration of Catholic Ministry – Has an understanding of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ and a working knowledge of the tradition, history, and structure of the Catholic Church and Bon Secours’ sponsor in order to protect and maintain the reserved rights and mission interest of Bon Secours.
  • Values
    • Self Development - Seeks out and accepts feedback, is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, turns mistakes into learning opportunities.
  • Focus
    • Customer Focus - Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.
  • Action
    • Teamwork - Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility - Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.

Standard Physical Requirements and Work Conditions

(With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices):  Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.  Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.  Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.  Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.  Must function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.  Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.  Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.  Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move a minimum of 15 pounds.  Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.

Works in office area(s) as well as throughout the nursing service area (i.e., drug rooms, nurses' stations, resident rooms, etc.).  Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours.  Is subject to frequent interruptions.  Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.  Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department supervisors.  Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Is involved in community/civic health matters/projects as appropriate.  Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.

Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day.  Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.  Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents' needs.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Std Nursing Home Care - Southampton - Franklin

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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